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UPCOMING TALKS

We’ve Got Something for Everyone

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WHERE THERE’S A WILL THERE’S A WAY

St Michael and All Angels Church
Saturday 29th July
19.00

John Morison, Past chairman of Hallaton Museum and the Field Work Group, Award Winning Author and Hallaton’s Warrener will give a talk on the Pilgrimage made by Edmond Oliver from Hallaton to Our Lady of Walsingham and back.​

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THE HALLATON TREASURE

St Michael and All Angels Church
Saturday 22nd July
19.00

Vicky Score, Director of University of Leicester Archaeological Service, will talk about the discovery of the Hallaton Treasure and how this changed our understanding of pre-Roman Britain.

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THE RISE AND DECLINE OF THE MEDIEVAL VILLAGE

St Michael and All Angels Church
Saturday 15th July
19.00

Peter Liddle, Former Keeper of Archaeology for Leicestershire Museum Service, will explore the evidence of when local villages came into existence and why many later shrank or were deserted.

Festival of Archeaology: Exhibitions

UPCOMING GUIDED WALKS & TOURS

Hallaton Festival of Archaeology 2023

HALLATON CASTLE WALK 1

Sunday 16th July
13.00 - 15.00

A very rare chance to visit the site of Leicestershire’s finest Motte and Bailey Castle.  This is rough agricultural land. Please wear stout footwear and absolutely no dogs.
Limit of 12 people.  To guarantee a place please pre-book.

HALLATON HERITAGE TRAIL

Wednesday 19th July
18.00 - 19.30

A gentle walk of about 90 minutes around Hallaton exploring the rich heritage.
Limit of 20 people.  To guarantee a place please pre-book.

ST MORRELL’S ROUND IN TWO HALVES

Saturday/Sunday 22nd/23rd July
10.00 - 14.00

The St Morrell’s Round is a circular Pilgrimage which was inspired by the pilgrimages made to the rediscovered Chapel of St Morrell over a period of about 300 years ending at the reformation. The pilgrimage visits sites of interest and relevance to that period and is 18 miles through hilly High Leicestershire and Rutland.
We will walk it in two parts Saturday: Hallaton-Launde, and Sunday: Launde-Hallaton. Details of meals and/or accommodation at Launde Abbey are available on the website. Pre-booking is absolutely essential.

HALLATON CASTLE WALK 2

Sunday 23rd July
13.00 - 15.00

A very rare chance to visit the site of Leicestershire’s finest Motte and Bailey Castle.  This is rough agricultural land. Please wear stout footwear and absolutely no dogs.
Limit of 12 people.  To guarantee a place please pre-book.

HALLATON HERITAGE TRAIL 2

Wednesday 26th July
18.00 - 19.30

A gentle walk of about 90minutes around Hallaton exploring the rich heritage.
Limit of 20 people.  To guarantee a place please pre-book.

HALLATON CASTLE WALK 3

Sunday 30th July
13.00 - 15.00

A very rare chance to visit the site of Leicestershire’s finest Motte and Bailey Castle.  This is rough agricultural land. Please wear stout footwear and absolutely no dogs.
Limit of 12 people.  To guarantee a place please pre-book.

Festival of Archeaology: Schedule
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